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2nd Jun 2015


Graduate Seminar: Aqua metal ions: What's really in the water!

What is in the water - not what you think! This seminar will take you on a tour of the periodic table discovering that only very recently has the hydration…

5th Jun 2015


Engineering Design Challenge Race

During the first year engineering paper, ENGG180 Foundations of Engineering, teams of first year students design and build model boats (to develop awareness of the engineering design process and foster…

9th Jun 2015

Waikato Experience Biology Days (WEB Days)

Exciting workshops and lectures are on the programme for this year's WEB Days.Join Year 13 secondary school students from throughout the central North Island for our annual two-day biology event,…

11th Jun 2015

Osborne Physics & Engineering Days (OsPEN Days)

Registrations are now open for the 29th annual Osborne Physics and Engineering (OsPEn) Lectures and Competition at the University of Waikato.Registration Form 2015Programme 2015Competition Information Sheet: Low Voltage D.C. Motors…

17th Jun 2015


NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition

Teams of Year 13 students are set an analytical task, requiring accurate and careful analysis of an unknown substance. The results will be judged, with prizes and trophy awarded on…

22nd Jun 2015


Café Scientifique - Dr Hanno van der Merwe, Nuclear Physicist

Topic to be confirmed.Café Scientifique is organised by Julia and Warren Banks, Saffron Consulting Ltd, with support from the University of Waikato. Presentations start at 7.00pm at the Tauranga Yacht…

6th Jul 2015

New Zealand Institute of Physics Conference

The New Zealand Institute of Physics is holding its biennial conference at the University of Waikato. Physicists and educators from around the country will be discussing the latest research and…

8th Jul 2015

Science Open Day

Science Open Day was initiated in 2011 and offers students and their parents the chance to explore the areas of science available to study at Waikato University. Students will take…

9th Jul 2015

Engineering Open Day

Interested in Engineering? Spend the day on campus with staff and students and experience engineering through hands-on workshops. Discuss your study and career options one-on-one with our engineers. There are…

20th Jul 2015


Cafe Scientifique - MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology

Topic: To be confirmed.Café Scientifique – a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed setting.Previous Cafés have discussed kiwifruit industry…